Watch: Composing Blues Symphony - Movement III

Watch as Wynton Marsalis breaks down how he composed Movement III in his kaleidoscopic work Blues Symphony. He explains, "Life hands you hard times, blues rhythms, melodies and timbres in the context of blues harmonies and form, will point you in the direction of happiness."

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